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Cisco IOS in a Nutshell, 2nd Edition by James Boney

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Name

configure — command

Synopsis

configure {terminal | memory | network | overwrite-network}

Configures

Enters global configuration mode

Description

The conf terminal command places you in configuration mode. conf memory executes the commands stored in memory (essentially a reload of the startup config). Note that the commands conf network and conf overwrite-network have been deprecated; it is now preferable to use copy tftp running-config.

Example

The following command places you in configuration mode; from there, you can enter global configuration commands.

Router#configure terminal
Router(config)# ! I can now enter configuration commands!

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